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Latest Becker's muscular dystrophy Stories

2012-12-10 12:41:23

Approximately 250,000 people in the United States suffer from muscular dystrophy, which occurs when damaged muscle tissue is replaced with fibrous, bony or fatty tissue and loses function.

2012-10-24 23:40:46

Boosting the activity of a vitamin-sensitive cell adhesion pathway has the potential to counteract the muscle degeneration and reduced mobility caused by muscular dystrophies.

Underlying Causes Of Impaired Brain Function In Muscular Dystrophy Revealed
2012-08-08 12:54:58

The molecular missteps that disrupt brain function in the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy have been revealed in a new study published by Cell Press.

2012-08-02 07:03:06

Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects 1 in every 3,600 male infants each year. Due to the way the disease is inherited, girls are not affected. Muscular dystrophy consists of a group of inherited disorders causing muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue, which progressively becomes worse.


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